The 30,000 performances in this collection were recorded, primarily in Spanish, in the first half of the twentieth century. Users can listen to the first 50 seconds of each recording. A search for "Lydia Mendoza" retrieves more than 500 records.
Mexican American music; Women musicians; Women singers
The Mothers of East Los Angeles collection documents the organization's work on water conservation efforts, lead-poison awareness, and the Books for Our Schools Campaign.
The "Comisión Femenil San Fernando Valley" collection documents the...
Hispanic American women; Mexican American women; Societies and clubs; Women social reformers
This collection includes the audio and transcripts of interviews with 45 residents of Cache Valley, Utah. The collection features women originally from Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, and Venezuela. Key...
Hispanic American women; Families; Religion
United States -- Idaho -- Cache Valley; United States -- Utah -- Cache Valley
The "Women and Seattle's Civil Rights History" section of the site includes more than 20 interviews with civil rights activists.
African American Women civil rights workers; Filipino American women civil rights workers; Hispanic American women civil rights workers; Race discrimination; Race relations; Segregation; Women civil rights workers
Highlights include interviews with Diane Nash, and Rosa Parks, and Sonia Sanchez;
a video profile of Fannie Lou Hamer; and Sylvia Mendez' recollection of the conditions that led Mexican Americans to sue for desegregation in the 1940s.
The "Women's History" section of this large collection of oral history sound recordings includes such subsections as "Chicana feminists," "Feminist Health Movement," "Professionals and Entrepreneurs," "Reformers and Radicals," and "Rosie the...
Employment; Feminism; Feminists; Indian women -- North America; Japanese American women; Labor unions; Mexican American women; Southeast Asian American women; Women labor leaders; Women social reformers; Women -- Suffrage; Women's health services;...
This collection includes full transcripts from approximately 50 interviews. Examples of some of the topics covered: anti-pornography movement; anti-violence and anti-poverty programs; lesbian rights; labor and peace activism; reproductive justice.
Topics covered under the "Feminist" section of the site include "Community Centers for Women;" "Reproductive Rights;" "Violence Against Women;" "Women in the Workplace;" "Body Image;" and Pride in Accomplishment. In addition to a variety of...
African American women; Employment; Feminism; Hispanic American women; Lesbians; Reproductive rights; Violence against women
The oral histories, photographs, and clippings in this collection document the history of the displacement of Puerto Ricans, Mejicanos, other Latinos, and the poor from the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Chicago. The collection includes more than 30...
United States -- Illinois -- Chicago
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